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Paint Prepper

Scarab Aug 20 033

Job Purpose:

To work as part of a busy team preparing components for wet painting including fettling, drilling, filling, sanding, shot blasting, sealing, cleaning and degreasing and masking.

Main Tasks:

  • To prepare fabricated parts for wet painting including drilling, fettling, filling, sanding, shot blasting, sealing, washing, cleaning degreasing and masking of components.
  • Using power tools for drilling, grinding and sanding component surfaces in line with Scarab processes
  • Masking of threads and bores to protect from shot blast damage and paint ingress
  • Handling these components through the blast equipment and washing equipment to achieve a good surface finish and high cleanliness level ready to accept the paint.
  • Hanging components in an efficient manner for priming, painting and baking
  • Unloading components and packing for delivery to production areas and stores ensuring the paint finish is not damaged
  • Day-to-day monitoring of the blast profile
  • Daily cleaning of prep lines and prep bays
  • To take personal responsibility for the PPE issued and ensure it is kept in good condition at all times
  • To clean and carry out regular preventative maintenance tasks on the shot blast
  • Daily and weekly 5s and housekeeping duties
  • To comply at all times with the company H&S policy and to ensure that all work is carried out in line with the relevant Risk Assessments
  • To adhere to the Company‚Äôs environmental policies and legal duties, specifically control of emissions, management of solvents and the disposal and recycling of waste products

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent attention to detail and able to visually inspect each component as it is being prepared
  • Able to work to high quality standards
  • Good hand eye coordination
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Good time management

This role will is physically demanding and therefore requires a level of fitness from the individual; the individual will need to able to stand for long periods, climb flight steps, and be able to lift and manually handle a variety of components.

Please send an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement saying why you are interested in the position to:

Joe Antunes
Senior Human Resources Advisor
Scarab Sweepers Ltd
Pattenden Lane
TN12 9QD

...or email

Alternatively, you can submit your application using the form below.

Application form

All posts attract 5 weeks annual holiday, plus bank holidays, alongside an attractive benefits package subject to relevant qualifying periods.

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Scarab Sweepers Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We strive to ensure no job applicant or employee is disadvantaged or discriminated against on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation.